North Korea



  • دیدار علی لاریجانی با چائو تائی بوک رییس مجمع عالی خلق کره شمالی 2017-02-20 10:59

    US seeks pressure on independent states

    TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (MNA) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said the US has always sought to put pressure on independent countries and does not want peace to be established in different regions.

  • دیدار علی لاریجانی با چائو تائی بوک رییس مجمع عالی خلق کره شمالی 2017-02-20 08:43

    By: Mehran Riazi

    Larijani meets with N Korean official

    TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (MNA) – Chairman of Supreme People’s Assembly of Democratic People's Republic of Korea Choe Thae-bok met with Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Sunday.

  • گفتگو با سلیم الجبوری، عادل البیاتی و علاءالدین بروجردی 2017-01-31 09:20

    Iran, N Korea in united front against US

    TEHRAN, Jan. 31 (MNA) – Head of Iran-North Korea Parliamentary Friendship Group, Alaeddin Boroujerdi, said the two countries are in a unified front against US extortion attempts and will stand firm against any West-imposed sanctions.

  • Kerry-Lavrov 2016-10-02 11:59

    Lavrov, Kerry discuss Aleppo, N Korea issue in phone talk

    MOSCOW, Oct. 02 (MNA) – Russian Foreign Ministry said that Sergey Lavrov and John Kerry discussed the situation in Syria's Aleppo and North Korean issue in another phone conversation late on Saturday.

  •   2016-09-27 21:38

    Ban calls for fulfillment of disarmament, non-proliferation commitments

    TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (MNA) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on all countries to act now, without delay, to fulfil their disarmament and non-proliferation commitments.

  • کره.jpg 2016-09-19 09:20

    Rouhani urges regional peace to avoid foreign intervention

    MARGARITA ISLAND, Sep. 19 (MNA) – In a meeting with North Korean ceremonial head of state, President Rouhani stressed that escalation of tension in the region must be avoided so that major powers could not have the pretext to interfere.

  • Zarif in Venezuela 2016-09-16 11:57

    Zarif meets intl. figures in Venezuela

    TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) – On the sidelines of the 17th summit of NAM in Venezuela, officials of international arena meet with Iranian FM Zarif.

  • پدر آن دیگری 2016-09-14 09:24

    Pyongyang Intl. Filmfest. to screen 'The Other's Father'

    TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) – Yadollah Samadi's feature movie 'The Other's Father' will be screened at North Korean film festival.

  • AEN20160911000451315_01_i.jpg 2016-09-11 17:55

    US aircraft carrier to take part in S Korean drills in mid-Oct.

    SEOUL, Sep. 11 (MNA) – The United States plans to dispatch a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to South Korea next month in a show of force to deter military provocations by North Korea following its latest nuclear test, a military official said Sunday.

  • women volleyball 2016-09-04 10:11

    VIDEO: Iranian women v-ballers jump for joy after beating N. Korea

    TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) – Iran’s women’s volleyball squad defeated North Korea’s team 3-1 in the first day of the Asian Women's Club Volleyball Championship which was held in the Philippines on Saturday.

  • والیبال بانوان 2016-09-04 10:07

    Iranian women volleyball squad routs N Korea

    TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) – National Iranian women’s volleyball team has opened the Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship with a sweet victory over North Korea.

  • پروفسور «میونگ کو کانگ» 2016-07-13 20:36

    Political analyst:

    Dictatorships would prove ‘constructive,’ as Korean model suggests

    TEHRAN, Jul. 13 (MNA) – A Professor of Politics at Baruch College in New York City has believed the future of Tehran-Seoul relations is bright, however he evaluates the imposed threats by North Korea as serious.

  • 6c45f978a9624f8d8c5500da74618293_18.jpg 2016-07-09 10:35

    S Korea's JCS:

    N Korea's latest SLBM test unsuccessful

    SEOUL, Jul. 09 (MNA) – North Korea fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) off its east coast on Saturday, but the missile failed in its initial flight stage, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said.

  • north-korea-usa-flag.jpg 2016-07-03 14:22

    N Korea slams US human rights report

    SEOUL, Jul. 03 (MNA) – North Korea lashed out at the United States Saturday for releasing what it claims is a fabricated report on human trafficking as it vowed to bolster up its nuclear deterrent for self-defense.

  • AEN20140924008651315_01_i.jpg 2016-07-02 16:04

    Iran complies with resolution on N Korea, prepares implementation report

    SEOUL, Jul. 02 (MNA) – Iran is "completely" complying with the latest resolution that the UN Security Council (UNSC) adopted in the wake of North Korea's nuclear and long-range missile tests earlier this year, Iran's top diplomat in Seoul said.

  • کره شمالی 2016-07-02 12:33

    N Korea condemns intl. sanctions

    SEOUL, Jul. 02 (MNA) – North Korea on Saturday expressed discontent against the United Nation's latest sanctions, apparently as the move has started to weigh down on its economy.

  • north+korea+south+korea+flags+map+split+ws.jpg 2016-06-28 20:26

    S Korea rejects N Korea offer for joint meeting involving parties, key figures

    SEOUL, Jun. 28 (MNA) – South Korea on Tuesday rejected North Korea's offer to hold a meeting involving both sides' political parties and social organizations in August, saying that denuclearization should be prioritized as a precondition for dialog.

  • AEN20160617005300315_01_i.jpg 2016-06-17 11:09

    Russian envoy:

    Seoul should avoid excessive pressure on North

    SEOUL, Jun. 17 (MNA) – Seoul must be more open to having talks with North Korea, said Russia’s envoy to South Korea on Friday, adding that imposing excessive pressure on Pyongyang will not help improve the inter-Korean relationship.

  • AEN20160612000451315_03_i.jpg 2016-06-13 00:31

    S Korean FM in Russia over N Korea issues

    SEOUL, Jun. 13 (MNA) – South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se left for Moscow on Sunday for talks with his Russian counterpart on North Korea's nuclear program and other issues.

  • نشست خبری روسای جمهور ایران و کره جنوبی 2016-05-02 18:15

    S Korean president:

    N Korea must follow Iran's strategy to join intl. community

    TEHRAN, May 02 (MNA) – South Korean President Park Geun-hye said South Korea hopes that North Korea will follow in the footsteps of Iran in curbing its nuclear activities and joining the international community.

  • نشست خبری روسای جمهور ایران و کره جنوبی 2016-05-02 14:53

    Iran hopes for peace, prosperity on Korean Peninsula

    TEHRAN, May 02 (MNA) – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Iran was “in principle, opposed to any nuclear-weapons development” and added that Tehran hoped for peace and prosperity on the Korean Peninsula.

  • پرچم کره شمالی 2016-04-30 12:00

    N Korea slams S Korea-US drills as 'worst provocation ever'

    SEOUL, Apr. 30 (MNA) – North Korea on Saturday condemned South Korea and the United States for conducting joint military drills that it called the "worst military provocation in the history of the Korean Peninsula."

  • zarif 2016-04-23 10:43

    FM Zarif to participate in China-initiated security forum

    TEHRAN, Apr. 23 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif plans to attend the 5th Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA), which will be held in China.

  • UNSC 2016-04-17 14:33

    UNSC strongly condemns N Korea's missile launch

    WASHINGTON, Apr. 17 (MNA) – The UN Security Council condemned North Korea's failed missile launch, saying it represents "a clear violation" of a series of UN resolutions banning the nation from any ballistic activity.

  • military drill 2016-03-12 15:14

    N Korea protests against Seoul-Washington drill

    SEOUL, Mar. 12 (MNA) – North Korea said Saturday it will seek retaliation against the latest joint military drill conducted by Seoul and Washington, adding it is "waiting for the moment to punish the aggressors."

  • UN Security Council 2016-03-01 22:29

    UN resolution on N Korea encounters last-minute delay

    WASHINGTON, Mar. 01(MNA) – Efforts to adopt a new UN Security Council resolution expanding sanctions on North Korea have encountered a last-minute delay as Russia has yet to give its consent to the draft worked out between the United States and China.

  • south korea 2016-03-01 14:17

    S Korea says Iran N-talks model can solve NK nuke case

    TEHRAN, Mar. 01 (MNA) – Korean National Assembly Speaker Chung Ui-hwa in a meeting with Iranian ambassador said the process of Iran nuclear talks with world powers could be a good model for solving North Korea’s nuclear case.

  • south korea 2016-02-22 11:03

    S Korea, US to hold exercise against N Korea

    SEOUL, Feb. 22 (MNA) – South Korea and the United States will hold a joint exercise in California this week to boost their combined deterrence capabilities against North Korea, the South Korean Defense Ministry said Monday.

  • Chief Cabinet Secretary 2016-02-21 09:31

    Japan approves new sanctions on N Korea

    TOKYO, Feb. 21 (MNA) – Japan's Cabinet on Friday approved a set of additional sanctions on North Korea for its recent nuclear test and long-range rocket launch.

  • south korea-palestine 2016-02-20 12:22

    S Korea, Palestine agree to deepen ties

    SEOUL, Feb. 20 (MNA) – South Korea and Palestine agreed Friday to beef up their cooperation on the economic front and deepen their bilateral ties, the Foreign Ministry said.